GranvilleSouth wrote: The picture is just one I found on the net but its an inspiration. I wish I had that sort of climate. Actually, I wish I was a millionaire who could afford to keep gardens in about 3 different climate zones. Keep on dreaming, hey? This picture is mine though. It is the artichoke in a container, about six months old. Pls excuse the weeds. You can see it is happy, as is the borage & mint. I'd recommend borage. Its purty & its tasty.